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Hannah Braithwaite

Head of External Affairs | Senior Management Team

Hannah’s role is to oversee UNEP-WCMC’s external engagement with a particular emphasis on new partnership development. Hannah leads the Development and Communications team which works to secure funding for the delivery of UNEP-WCMC’s strategy and ensure this is supported through the delivery of compelling external communications, media messaging, branding and marketing.

Previous experience & expertise

Before joining UNEP-WCMC Hannah was Head of Trusts and Foundations at Fauna & Flora International (FFI). Hannah led on the development and delivery of FFI’s global strategy to develop funding relationships with trusts and foundations. Hannah graduated with a BSc in Zoology from Sheffield University, and for 10 years has been dedicated to using her expertise and passion for the natural world to secure resources for its conservation.